Bill Nye
Bill Nye
Real Name/Full Name William Sanford Nye
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Bill Nye the Science Guy; Bill Nye
Birth Place: Washington, D.C., United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 27 November 1955
Age/How Old: 68 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 185 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 0″
Weight: In Kilograms – 75 Kg
In Pounds – 165 lbs
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Black
Parents Name: Father –Edwin D. Nye
Mother – Jacqueline Nye
Siblings: Susan Nye, Edward Darby Nye Jr.
School: Lafayette Elementary High School, Alice Deal Junior High, Sidwell Friends School
College: Cornell University
Religion: Agnostic
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Divorced
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Blair Tindall (m. 2006–2006)
Kids/Children Name: Charity Nye
Profession: Science instructor, engineer, inventor, television host, author, and comedian
Net Worth: $10 million
Last Updated: June 2024

Bill Nye is a science instructor, engineer, inventor, television host, author, and comedian from the United States. Inventor, whose mission is to help promote a scientifically literate culture and help people worldwide. Understand science that helps our planet work and enjoy it. Making science enjoyable and engaging is something he is most passionate about in life.

Well, how well do you know about Bill Nye? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Bill Nye’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Bill Nye to date.

Biography and Early Life

William Sanford Nye, an American science educator, also known as Bill Nye the Science Man, was born to Jacqueline and Edwin Darby Nye on November 27, 1955, in Washington, D.C. Brilliant in math and physics, after World War II, Nye’s mother was hired to become a codebreaker. It is a fact that his father was imprisoned during the war against Japan. He lived in a jail with no electricity for four long years. Edwin was made a sundial enthusiast by the experience, with his son becoming one himself later.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Bill Nye in 2024, and what is his height and weight? Well, Bill Nye’s age is 68 years old as of today’s date 14th June 2024 having been born on 27 November 1955. Though, he is 6′ 0″ in feet and inches and 185 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 165 lbs in Pound and 75 kg in Kilograms.


Nye attended the Cornell University after completing the private Sidwell Friends Academy, where he pursued mechanical engineering. Nye went on to begin his career at The Boeing Company in Seattle after receiving his Bachelor of Science degree, where he would reside for several years. Nye established a resonance suppressor which uplifted the hydraulic pressure which is mostly used in Boeing 747.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

In 2006, on ‘The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson,’ Nye talked of his friendship with singer Blair Tindall. He wed her in a few months, but after seven weeks, they split.

Is Bill Nye Gay?

Even though Bill hasn’t been lucky in finding his ideal match but his sexual orientation is believed to be straight.

Professional Career

At ‘Boeing Corporation’ in Seattle, he began his career as a mechanical engineer. He developed a hydraulic resonance suppressor tube during his tenure at ‘Boeing Corporation,’ which is now used in the ‘Boeing 747.’ Nye began his acting career by maintaining his day job as an engineer and performing at comedy clubs during the night as a standup comic. He later became a writer and actor on ‘Almost Live.’

Nye landed an educational television program named ‘Bill Nye the Science Man’ due to the success of ‘Back to the Future: The Animated Series.’ The film, which aired from 1993 to 1998, had 100 episodes. Nye starred in 1998 in Disney’s film ‘The Principal Takes a Break.’ He played the part of a teaching assistant in the film. He started to demonstrate his enthusiasm for science.

Nye appeared as a scientific consultant in an American robot action television series called ‘BattleBots’ in the 2000s.

He also presented the ‘100 Best Discoveries’ program for’ Discovery HD Theater.’ He hosted’Greatest Inventions for ‘Discovery’ with Bill Nye.’ To help measure the time when the astronaut is on Mars, the dial was created. He released a show named ‘The Eyes of Nye’ in 2005, which was a science show aimed at adults. The show dealt with environmental challenges such as global warming, changed food, etc.

In 2005, he was elected ‘The Planetary Society’ vice president. He was later picked to be the second managing director. The company was involved in Mars. In 2008, Nye featured on many famous shows. He spoke of saving energy in ‘The Environment Code.’ He hosted a program called ‘Stuff Happens’ around the same time and participated in ‘Stargate Atlantis.’

He made a YouTube video to help the ‘Repower America Movement’ of Al Gore and also featured on Dr. Oz Show.’ He was named as the new representative of a new regular exhibition at ‘Chabot Space & Science Center,’ California,’ in 2010. The goal of the exhibition was to raise awareness about environmental concerns. Nye appeared on CNN in 2012 to share his thoughts on the catastrophic environmental consequences of Japan’s nuclear events.

He competed in the dance competition program’ Dancing with the Stars’ at about the same time. In ‘The Big Bang Hypothesis,’ Bill Nye’s guest-starred. He appeared in 2013 in an episode called ‘The Proton Displacement.’ In February 2014, Nye was a guest host and moderator at the ‘White House Student Film Festival’. He starred in a documentary called ‘Food Evolution’ in 2016. In September 2019, Nye guest-starred in the 127th episode of the pod show ‘Getting Curious’ by Jonathan Van Ness.


  • Billwon the Daytime Emmy Award in the category of Outstanding Performer in a Children’s or Pre-School Children’s Series.
  • He won the Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing For A Children’s Series.
  • He also won theDaytime Emmy Award in the category of Outstanding Children’s Series.
  • He won the Shorty Award for STEM.
  • He won the Shorty Award for Best at Science.
  • He won the Washington Award.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Bill Nye in 2024

Bill Nye Net Worth
Bill Nye Net Worth

With an annual income of $1.05 million, Bill’s net worth is $10 million as of 2024. He has earned this wealth throughout his career as a successful scientist and science communicator.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • Nye is in an unflappable competition with environmental campaigner Ed Begley Jr. Nye has patents for ballet pointe heels, instructional magnifying glass, etc. He has earned doctorates from prestigious institutions.
  • In 2010, he received theHumanist of the Year Award,’ which was given by the prestigious American Humanist Association.

Bill Nye is one of the most iconic and well-known scientists of our time. As well as being an impressive mechanical engineer, his work on television teaching people of all ages about science has impacted many.


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